If the OP author was seeking advice on whether blocking would provide the same effect on the structure of a floor frame as bridging, then y'all hav...
Once you've gotten past the environmental issues, building a dock isn't too hard for a small crew of guys with a little construction know-how to ha...
A properly constructed stone retaining wall will have a base (bottom) set 1-2 feet below the lowest grade, and the base width will be upwards of 30...
Soils is part of the issue, but only part. True, if the subgrade and base perparations were not done correctly, the concrete may "heave" and crack....
Elevation refers to grade. When a site plan is created using actual on-the-ground survey, elevations as they relate to sea level are what you might...
OK, I've got a question here.On a cold day, say 20 degrees outside, it will take a certain amount of fuel to keep the inside of a house at a steady...
I'd look to run the vent pipe between the floor joists of the floor above or the floor below. If you're dealing with a first floor location, the jo...
We're renovating the kitchen. I can handle just about anything, but I haven't a clue when it comes to ventilation. We'll have a new 600cfm vent hoo...
The lender is pretty much able to make the rules and tell you what you need to supply if you want to borrow their money. If you will require an on-...
An asphaltic base for precast concrete pavers, brick pavers, and other types of unit pavers is a common, even if not highly favored, method for bas...
One can certainly purchase standard 2x stock in lengths longer that 16'. Most lumber yards can provide up ro 22' lengths. The problem is that spans...
If you have a loose piece, or very clear pictures, you might try taking either to a local lumber supplier and asking them. Trying to identify a woo...
One possibility is that during the construction of your garage, there might have been a lot of construction "traffic" driving on, or parked on your...
No, that's not crazy. Asphalt shingles over wood shingles is not a good situation, and you'd be committing yourself to a new roof sooner than if th...
Having both, and just having completed a home renovation using both, along with the framing nailers, I'd venture a guess that the finish nailer mig...
Shelter Kit comes to mind. They offer more than just garages, but they do offer garages.
Some of this depends on how long it's been since your ducts were last (if ever) cleaned. Last house I had was a forced hot air house, and we had be...
If you've gotten clay that dense to consolidate 12"-18", then I'd be looking for further into where it's going. Clay will not normally consolidate ...
Well, I usually depend on length x width. How precise you need to be depends on what you're measuring for.
I'd go with removing the old and installing new, from scratch, if for no other reason than to expose the studs that you'll need to see in order to ...